Transporting, storing and handling cargo can be risky and costly. Chubb’s Loss Control Specialists share tips on how to prevent these exposures from affecting your cargo.
Cargo Tips: Air Shipments
Water damage can occur to air freight shipments, which can be left uncovered on the tarmac awaiting flight arrival, during unloading from the aircraft, or when being shuttled to and from the cargo terminal. Chubb offers tips for packaging, handling, transportation, and procedures in case of loss.
Prior to loading your cargo, spending a few minutes looking over a container, trailer, or any transport conveyance should not only be normal protocol, but can spare you and your client a lot of trouble. Chubb offers a checklist for both internal and external inspection.
Cargo Tips: Shipping Essential Goods during a Pandemic
With an increased demand for items, such as sanitizers, disinfectants, and other cleaning agents, buyers have looked to international sources for raw materials and goods newly considered "essential." Chubb has developed a list of incidents involving the theft of low-profile goods, as well as a checklist to help protect high-risk cargo in transit.
Not everything is best fit for the small package shipping environment. Protecting your shipment as it makes its way among the millions of other packages handled by the largest carriers will take some effort. Download Chubb's Marine Risk Management team's tips for navigating this mode of transportation.
Historically, cargo theft occurs with greater frequency over long weekends when many facilities are unoccupied or minimally staffed. Chubb's Cargo Tips offer best practices you should consider implementing to minimize risk any time your cargo will be at rest, and at risk, for extended periods.
Reports of increased fraud at shipment sites affects shippers, freight forwarders and freight brokers. Developing and following a plan of action for shipment pickups is essential to preventing cargo theft. Chubb’s Marine Risk Management specialists are pleased to provide these tips to help prevent you from falling victim to fraud.
When transporting cargo, correct packaging and handling is critical to ensuring your goods arrive safe and undamaged. Chubb's Marine Risk Management specialists may help you save money, time and stress on the long haul with these key tips.
Cargo Tips: Water Damage & Contamination Prevention
When your cargo is damaged by water or contaminated by contact with a foreign substance, it may not be easy to remedy the damage. Chubb's Marine Risk Management specialists can help give you the confidence that you’ve taken the right precautions to protect your investment.
Cargo Tips: Protecting Temperature Sensitive Products
Cargo that must remain refrigerated, frozen, chilled or heated is sensitive to damage and requires a temperature and humidity controlled environment during storage and transit. Chubb’s Marine Risk Management specialists recommend paying special attention to the packaging, handling and transportation of your temperature sensitive products.